Apple Taps Steven Lightfoot As Showrunner For ‘Shantaram’ Series
Apple has roped in British writer Steven Lightfoot to showrun its upcoming series “Shantaram”. Based Upon Gregory David Roberts’ bestselling India-set book of the exact same name, the program will feature Charlie Hunnam in the lead, according To The Hollywood Press reporter.
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Los Angeles: Apple has roped in British writer Steven Lightfoot to showrun its upcoming series “Shantaram”. Based on Gregory David Roberts’ bestselling India-set book of the exact same name, the program will feature Charlie Hunnam in the lead, according To The Hollywood Reporter.
Lightfoot, who has dealt with shows such as “Hannibal” and “Punisher”, has likewise signed a multi-year general handle Apple.He changes “American Hustle” scribe Eric Warren Vocalist on the series. The project, which comes from Anonymous Content and Paramount Television, will likewise feature stars Radhika Apte and Richard Roxburgh in series regular functions.
The story follows Lin (Hunnam), a guy on the run from an Australian prison aiming to get lost in the bristling city of Bombay. Cut off from friends and family by distance and fate, he finds a brand-new life in the slums, bars and underworld of India.Apte will portray Kavita, a driven Indian journalist searching for answers, while Roxburgh will essay the role of Investigator Sergeant Marty Nightingalem, who works for the Australian Federal Authorities and is part of a little, elite system trained for the pursuit and capture of gotten away convicts.
Lightfoot will also executive produce the show in addition to Dave Erickson, Anonymous Material’s Steve Golin, Paramount TV president Nicole Clemens, Andrea Barron and Richard Sharkey.
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